he Shīʿah Institute’s research focuses on many important aspects of Shīʿah studies, including ethical works of the 10th Century, the theological developments of the 13th Century, texts of jurisprudence from the 14th Century, and philosophy and gnoticism from the 20th Century, looking at the works of many of the most renowned personalities and intellectuals of the Shīʿah tradition such as al-Shaykh al-Ṣadūq (d. 381/991), Khawājah Naṣīr al-Dīn Ṭūsī (d. 672/1274), and Jamāl al-Dīn Abū Manṣūr Ḥasan ibn Yūsuf al-ʿAllāmah al-Ḥillī (d. 726/1325), as well as some of the most prominent Shīʿah thinkers of the 19th and 20th centuries.

The results of this research are published through the institute’s publication series. These take the form of original research monographs encompassing subjects ranging from jurisprudence and history to philosophy and theology, as well as precise annotated English language translations of important works of mysticism, literature, and liturgy originally composed in Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and Urdu, from all periods of Islamic history to the modern era.